ASTM A485-03

    Standard Specification for High Hardenability Antifriction Bearing Steel


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers high hardenability modifications of high-carbon bearing quality steel to be used in the manufacture of antifriction bearings.

    1.2 Supplementary requirements of an optional nature are provided and when desired shall be so stated in the order.

    1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    A29/A29M Specification for Steel Bars, Carbon and Alloy, Hot-Wrought, General Requirements for

    A255 Test Methods for Determining Hardenability of Steel

    A751 Test Methods, Practices, and Terminology for Chemical Analysis of Steel Products

    E45 Test Methods for Determining the Inclusion Content of Steel

    E381 Method of Macroetch Testing Steel Bars, Billets, Blooms, and Forgings

    E1019 Test Methods for Determination of Carbon, Sulfur, Nitrogen, and Oxygen in Steel, Iron, Nickel, and Cobalt Alloys by Various Combustion and Fusion Techniques

    E1077 Test Methods for Estimating the Depth of Decarburization of Steel Specimens

    Other Standards

    ISO683Part17: Ball and Roller Bearing Steels Available from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), 1, rue de Varemb, Case postale 56, CH-1211, Genve 20, Switzerland.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.140.20 (Steels of high quality)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31171500(Bearings)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/A0485-03

    ASTM International is a member of CrossRef.


    Citation Format

    ASTM A485-03, Standard Specification for High Hardenability Antifriction Bearing Steel, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2003, www.astm.org

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